Category Archives: Women and Abortion Regret

Woman kills herself after abortion, never told there was no baby

A book on post-abortion women cited the following case from The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: “An 18-year-old female underwent suction curettage for a suspected pregnancy at 8 weeks duration. She committed suicide three days after the procedure, having expressed guilt … Continue reading

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Counselor on the abortion experience

From one therapist: “From my own experience as a counselor, I’m convinced that the experience of abortion rarely leaves a woman emotionally and psychologically whole.” Dr. Ron Lee Davis Dr. Ron Lee Davis, James D Denney A Time for Compassion: … Continue reading

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Woman who worked at mental hospital says many patients had abortions

A woman named Kae who worked in a mental hospital says: “During the years that I worked in a psych unit of the hospital, I encountered many depressed women who had abortions and kept their emotions about it buried. The … Continue reading

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Women used the word “baby” after their abortions

A pro-choice woman wrote the following after having an abortion: “I’ll never forget being with three women, or six women actually. When three of them woke up, they had a general anesthesia, three of them said such things as, “Where’s … Continue reading

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Survey of Post-Abortion women reveals emotional turmoil

Lisa Arnold compiled the following statistics in 2002 and 2003 from over 200 postabortion women. She works in a crisis pregnancy center, and this is taken from the women who came to her who had past abortions.   My decision … Continue reading

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Pro-Life speaker comments on “aggressive” post-abortion women

A woman who speaks publicly about abortion’s painful aftereffects on women wrote: “I learned to take the aggression of the pro-choice women until their pain comes through. During the talks I gave, it was the women who did the screaming … Continue reading

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Abortionist on women’s reactions after abortion

Julius Fogel, abortionist and psychiatrist: “There is no question about the emotional grief and mourning following an abortion… Many come in [to the office, even years later] – some are just mute, some hostile. Some burst into crying… There is … Continue reading

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Counselors say women regret abortions many years later

Counselors Dennis and Matthew Linn, SJ and Sheila Fabricant M. Div write: “Our experience in our healing prayer confirms that women who choose to abort a child grieve for their babies. We have often prayed with women who, many years … Continue reading

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British Victims of Abortion inundated with letters from postabortion women

Pro-life activists Melanie Symonds and Phyllis Bowman from British Victims of Abortions (BVA),  write: “The plan has always been ultimately to provide a national telephone helpline along with one-to-one counseling with group backup. Another area which opened up was the opportunity … Continue reading

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Survey: most post-abortion women wouldn’t want to abort again

The post-abortion organization, Open Arms, has been gathering information from abortive women since 1986. These items from their ongoing survey reflect data released in the spring of 1997: Reason for Abortion Social: 82% Economic: 9% Health: 5% Life: 1% Rape: … Continue reading

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